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" Thou wast not born for death, immortal Bird! No hungry generations tread thee down; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown: Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick... "
The foster brothers [by J. Payn]. - Page 148
by James Payn - 1859
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PICTURES OF CUBA.

GAN EDEN; - 1854
...woods of our own New England, we may not hold our breath to hear as in Surrey or in Switzerland : — " The selfsame song that found a path, Through the sad heart of Ruth, when sick for home, She stood in tears among the alien corn ; " nor soar with " the scorner of the ground,"...
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Chambers's Pocket Miscellany, Volume 3

1854
...down ; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown: Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn ; The same that ofttimes hath Charmed magic casements,...
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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1855 - 558 pages
...down ; The voice I he.ar this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown: Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn ; The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic...
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The Rhyme and Reason of Country Life, Or, Selections from Fields Old and New

Susan Fenimore Cooper - Country life - 1855 - 428 pages
...down ; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown : Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn : The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic...
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The Poetical Works of John Keats

John Keats - 1855 - 350 pages
...down ; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown : Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when sick for home, She stood in. tears amid the alien corn ; The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 1808

Robert Aris Willmott - American poetry - 1857 - 398 pages
...down ; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown : Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn ; The same that ofttimes hath Charm'd magic casements,...
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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858
...down : The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown ; Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn ; The same that oft-times hath Charm'd magic...
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The Foster Brothers: Being a History of the School and College Life of Two ...

James Payn - 1859 - 405 pages
...lo ! a noontide without oppression, an indescribable mid-day coolness, or, it may be, summer-rain, soft falling, gracious, like a sensible blessing upon...perchance the self-same song that found a path through the Bad heart of Ruth, when sick for home she stood in tears amid the alien corn ; " and loud, and long,...
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THE NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE.

William Harrison ainsworth - 1860
...down ; The voice I Lear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown : Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn.* Shelley is another poet-laureate of this queen...
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The Cornhill Magazine

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - 1883
...down ; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown — Perhaps the selfsame song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick fcr hone, She stood in tears amid the alien corn ; The same that ofttimes hath Charmed magic casements,...
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